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Military formation   /mˈɪlətˌɛri fɔrmˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Military formation

A formation of troops.

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... that portion of it dwelling near him. He did not succeed in getting his followers to abandon their own modes of life, but he introduced among them many of the customs of civilization, and persuaded them to adopt the military formation in use among the Carthaginians. It was with some reluctance that they submitted to this; but so complete was the victory which they obtained over a rival tribe, upon their first encounter when led by Malchus and ...
— The Young Carthaginian - A Story of The Times of Hannibal • G.A. Henty

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